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Filming kicks off on The Best is Yet to Come, starring Fabrice Luchini and Patrick Bruel

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- The two actors shine in the leading roles in the new film by Matthieu Delaporte and Alexandre de la Patellière. A Chapter 2 production sold by Pathé

Filming kicks off on The Best is Yet to Come, starring Fabrice Luchini and Patrick Bruel
Actors Fabrice Luchini and Patrick Bruel

Filming kicked off on Matthieu Delaporte and Alexandre de la Patellière's film The Best is Yet to Come on 8 November, their second feature film after What's in a Name? [+see also:
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(two César nominations in 2013 for Best First Film and Best Adaptation, 3.3 million admissions in France, great international success and remakes such as An Italian Name [+see also:
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by the Italian director Francesca Archibugi and the recent Der Vorname [+see also:
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by the German director Sönke Wortmann) – the two accomplices also distinguished themselves in 2014 with Nobody from Nowhere [+see also:
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and in 2006 with La Jungle [+see also:
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(two titles directed by Matthieu Delaporte and co-written with Alexandre de la Patellière) and with the screenplays for Renaissance [+see also:
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(2006) and Daddy or Mommy 1 [+see also:
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and 2 [+see also:
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(2015 and 2016).

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The screenplay of their new film focuses on two old friends, who, following a huge misunderstanding, decide to ditch it all in order to make up for lost time. The film stars Fabrice Luchini (Volpi Cup for Best Male Performance at Venice in 2015 for Courted [+see also:
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, nominated six times for a César Award for Best Actor in 1991, 1997, 2013, 2014, 2016 and in 2017 for Slack Bay [+see also:
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, in cinemas currently in Un homme pressé [+see also:
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and due to hit our screens on 19 December in The Emperor of Paris [+see also:
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, on 6 March in Le mystère Henri Pick and in Alice et le maire on 18 September 2019) and Patrick Bruel (nominated for a César Award in 2013 for Best Actor for What’s in a Name?, and featured last year in Una famiglia [+see also:
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and A Bag of Marbles [+see also:
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).

Produced by Dimitri Rassam for Chapter 2, The Best is Yet to Come was co-produced by Pathé (who will handle the film’s French release on 6 November 2019, as well as its international sales), M6 Films and Fargo Films. Also pre-purchased by W9, Canal+ and Ciné+, the feature film is being shot until 25 January 2019 in Paris and the surrounding area and in India with Guillaume Schiffman (nominated for an Oscar in 2012 for The Artist [+see also:
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, and winner of a César Award that same year, for which he was also nominated in 2007, 2011, 2013 and 2018) as the director of photography.

Chapter 2, which was very successful last year with Yvan Attal's Le Brio [+see also:
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, is currently in post-production with comedies such as Anthony Marciano's Play [+see also:
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(starring Max Boublil, Alice Isaaz, Malik Zidi and Noémie Lvovsky – due to be released in France on 1 May 2019) and How to Be a French Lover [+see also:
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by Olivier Baroux (starring Kad Merad in the main role and due to be released on 17 April 2019).

(Translated from French)

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